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The Effects of Pet Ownership on Falls and Household Accidents Among Older Adults (HABRI Central Bibliography)

By Marcy Wilhelm-South (compiler)

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  1. [The elderly and their pets. Supportive and problematic aspects and implications for care. A descriptive study]

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Graf, S.

  2. The perils of pet ownership: a new fall-injury risk factor

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kurrle, S. E., Day, R., Cameron, I. D.

  3. Beware of the dog? An observational study of dog-related musculoskeletal injury in the UK

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Willmott, H., Greenheld, N., Goddard, R.

  4. Nonfatal fall-related injuries associated with dogs and cats – United States, 2001-2006

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stevens, J.A.

  5. Dogs and cats as environmental fall hazards

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Judy A Stevens, S. L. Teh, Tadesse Haileyesus

    ProblemFalls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries in the United States. This study assessed the prevalence of fall injuries associated with cats and dogs in the United States and describes the types of injuries sustained, the location, activity, and circumstances under which they...

  6. Risk Factors of Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Logistic Regression Tree Analysis

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): T Yamashita, D Noe, A Bailer

  7. Case–Control Study of Hazards in the Home and Risk of Falls and Hip Fractures

    Full-text: Available

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lindy Clemson, Robert G. Cumming, Maryanne Roland

    The importance of environmental hazards in the home as risk factors for falls and fractures is uncertain. A case–control study was conducted, involving people aged 65 years and over referred to an occupational therapy department for home assessment. There were 52 subjects with a recent...

  8. Survey of personal injuries caused by dogs and cats in Umea

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R Lindström, S Tegenborg, PO Bylund, U Björnstig, A Eriksson